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04/04/2020

COVID-19 Cases Expected to Peak in Coming Weeks

By Patrick Skahill Connecticut Public Radio Connecticut officials are bracing themselves for a peak in coronavirus cases to hit Fairfield County in mid-to-late April, before the virus surges across New Haven, Hartford and eastern Connecticut, according to projections released today. Predictions of the surge came on a milestone day for the state: Exactly four weeks READ MORE.
04/04/2020

Pet of the Week: Torri

Torri, a handsome 14-year-old domestic shorthair mix, likes kids over 10 years old. He hasn’t had much experience living with cats or dogs but may be willing to consider sharing with a furry friend. He has plenty of love left to share with a lucky family. To learn more about Ryleigh, visit the Westport Adoption READ MORE.
04/04/2020

Saturday, April 4, 2020

Westport Senior Center & Library are closed. Westport Senior Center YouTube Channel Westport Library Stuck at Home Activities Virtual Westport Museum for History & Culture See more events: Celebrate Westport Calendar Read the article on westportnow.com READ MORE.
04/03/2020

Pet of the week: Cloe

Cloe, 8, is a domestic shorthair female at our adoption center in Westport. Cloe has a strong point of view and she must go home with a family with sassy cat experience. Cloe would like to live with adults and with kids over 14 years of age. This is a quiet and reserved kitty that READ MORE.
New Schools Superintendent Named04/03/2020

New Schools Superintendent Named

By Jarret Liotta UPDATE  Thomas Scarice, leader of the Madison Public Schools for the past eight years, was named Westport’s new permanent superintendent of schools tonight. Thomas Scarice “incredibly humbling.” Contributed photo During its second online meeting since the COVID-19 crisis took it virtual, the Board of Education (BOE) unanimously approved Scarice, who officially begins READ MORE.
04/03/2020

CMS Timetable Remains a Question Mark

By Jarret Liotta Though things have been moving smoothly with the Coleytown Middle School (CMS) refurbishment, how COVID-19 could impact the construction schedule remains unknown. “The message that I wanted to put out was that, as of today, the schedule is still showing that we’re going to open as of September 1st, for the fall READ MORE.
04/03/2020

CT Virus Death Toll Tops 100

By Patrick Skahill Connecticut Public Radio The death toll in Connecticut from COVID-19 exceeded 100 people for the first time today, the governor said, with the state reporting a total of 3,824 confirmed cases and 827 hospitalizations. The majority of the 112 deaths — 65 people — are from Fairfield County. The state reported 267 READ MORE.

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